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Pfizer Singapore

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Process Development Scientist

If you’re driven to discover the cure or to market it, ensure it has the latest technology to make it a reality, or simply help improve the lives of others, join those who are similarly driven at Pfizer.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
SGD 42,000 - 56,000 Prosple estimates salary based on multiple source

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Chemical Engineering

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

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Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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About Pfizer Singapore

Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments, and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of the time.

It strives to set the standard for quality, safety, and value in the discovery, development, and manufacture of healthcare products. The portfolio of medicines for therapeutic areas includes vaccines, oncology, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, immunological disorders, rare diseases, and mental health.

Research and development are the heart and soul of everything it does As one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, it collaborates with healthcare providers, government agencies, and local communities to expand access to reliable and affordable healthcare.

Your role

Working with Pfizer’s dynamic engineering team, you will play a critical role in developing and modifying process formulations, methods and controls to meet desired quality standards. Your production engineering skills will help in recommending and implementing improvements, modifications or additions that will help in solving problems. You will review product requirements in terms of product development compatibility and help Pfizer determine optimum costs and schedules of production.

As an associate, your focus on the job will contribute in achieving project tasks and goals. It is your domain knowledge, commitment, collaboration and dedication that will help us achieve new milestones and patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Conduct laboratory scale experiments and analysis with supervision to support plant operation issues, proposed process modifications, new raw material qualification, evaluation of processes to minimize waste (reuse, etc), evaluation of new process technologies
  • Collaborate and work with multi-discipline functions such as process engineers, quality, regulatory, compliance, etc in troubleshooting all manufacturing problems and upsets.
  • Support technology transfers activities from drafting the standard laboratory procedures (SLP) to execution of laboratory experiments to support process validation.
  • Work with other Process Scientists and Engineers to anticipate and eliminate any process chemistry related issues.
  • Work with Quality Operations to develop the necessary data and documentation in support of production changes or abnormal process operations to assure that our products meet all Pfizer and regulatory quality standards.
  • Collaborate with process centric team (PCT) to support implementation of continuous improvements using Lean Sigma tools.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment, supplies and perform analytical analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Flexible work schedules to accommodate to unforeseen work requirements.
  • Demonstrate accountability for the technical deliverables and milestones accordingly to agreed timelines.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency and a “can-do” attitude.
  • Adherence to Pfizer safety rules and procedures.
  • Participate in Pfizer Global Best Practice Teams as necessary.
  • Participate in Global product development teams as necessary.

Training, development & rotations

Pfizer offers training that can take advantage of learning and development opportunities, and training programs focused on hundreds of topics, including job-specific learning, and general business, manufacturing, finance, and technology skills.

Salary & benefits

The average salary for the role at Pfizer may range from SGD 42000 to SGD 56000 per year approximately (Source: Glass door)

Career progression

Pfizer is driven to discover the cure - driven to significantly improve the lives of everyone, everywhere. If you’re similarly driven, you’ll find there’s no better place to begin (and continue) your career than at Pfizer.

Science is the foundation of the company. This is why it’s no surprise that its scientists are among the best in the world. It arms them with the resources, technology, and facilities they need to solve some of the world’s most complex health challenges. So, it’s no wonder that the most driven scientists in the world choose to do their life’s passion at Pfizer.

Joining Pfizer and you’ll partner with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and abilities, people who contribute to all aspects of what it does - from drug development to marketing, technology to sales, and so much more.

Culture & Vibe

Pfizer's work with health care professionals is based on sound science and focused on improving patient health. Committed to meeting the highest of ethical standards in the work with health care professionals to ensure the integrity of these relationships and their value to patients.

Its work is governed by laws, regulations, and policies: Since it works with healthcare professionals and directly impacts the lives and health of patients, it is governed by state regulations, the SAPI Code of Conduct, in addition to its internal policies.

About you

  • Minimum degree in Chemistry
  • Experience working as an individual and effective team player
  • Organic synthesis and analytical chemistry knowledge
  • Communication skills both in oral and technical report writing

How to apply

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Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Masters (Coursework) or higher
Study Field
Chemical Engineering

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

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